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Finding Love in the Dark- Invincible: The Hit Series from Amazon Prime

Finding Love in the Dark- Invincible: The Hit Series from Amazon Prime

By Jonathon Morales and Thomas Dowe June 1, 2021

From TikTok to Instagram to YouTube, the comic based animated series Invincible from Amazon’s Prime Video has been gaining traction in the media and has become one of the most talked about shows this...

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A legendary fight decades in the making: Godzilla vs. Kong

By Alexandra Silva and Jonathon Morales April 30, 2021

Two alpha creatures, one fight, one winner. Godzilla, the king of all monsters. King Kong, apex predator and protector of skull island.  Clashing worlds together, Legendary Entertainment acquired the...

The end of the state mask mandates spells the beginning of private disputes over the wearing of masks

The end of the state mask mandates spells the beginning of private disputes over the wearing of masks

By Jonathon Morales and Alexandra Silva April 9, 2021

        On March 10th, Governor Greg Abbott lifted the statewide mask mandate for Texas. There have been mixed emotions about this controversial decision and some...

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Reddit VS Billionaires: A Controversial Moment in Stock Market History

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

        A battle between the ultra rich and the average retail investor who just got their stimulus checks. Something that will probably be in history books in the future...

The HISD COVID dashboard shows an increase in cases on campuses everyday.

HISD Returning to 100% Online Learning Could be the Best Option for Flattening the COVID Curve

By Jonathon Morales and Talia Moghnieh January 22, 2021

In school learning has become available to students and staff across the US, however with over 2,041 COVID cases in HISD, virtual learning seems like the only safe option for staff and students. While...

This season Grey's Anatomy is incorporating the pandemic into its plot.

How COVID is Affecting our Favorite Shows: Binge or Cringe

By Jonathon Morales and Alexandra Silva December 17, 2020

The day begins with waking up, brushing your teeth, getting dressed, eating breakfast, then attending school. In school, we grow more and more drained throughout the day. The school day seems to be never-ending....

Senior Viana Rodrigues wears her pink attire in memory of her grandmother who passed from breast cancer and also to raise awareness among women in her social media campaign.

From a lemonade stand to a school-wide social media campaign, senior Viana Rodrigues has been advocating for breast cancer awareness from a young age

By Jonathon Morales and Diego Gonzalez November 12, 2020

        CVHS senior Viana Rodrigues never had a chance to meet her grandmother. Her grandmother and her namesake passed away, due to untreated breast cancer, only a...

The HISD Dashboard reports 71 cases before the district reopens campuses to students October 19.

HISD Moves COVID Threat to Level 2 as 41% of Students Return to the Classrooms District-Wide

By Jonathon Morales and Diego Gonzalez October 14, 2020

After six months of lockdown, students are finally getting the chance to go back to school. HISD has moved its COVID Gauge Level from the Red Level 1 at more than 7% positive cases rate to the Orange Level...

Streaming Services and an Epidemic

Streaming Services and an Epidemic

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer May 13, 2020

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past two months, you know about COVID-19. One thing you might have also noticed is how much more you are watching your favorite shows on Netflix, binge...

Getting Social During Social Distancing

Getting Social During Social Distancing

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer April 27, 2020

Being isolated is tough. It can be especially tough without your friends around. Keeping your sanity can be harder than ever in the times of quarantine, but being able to talk to your friends just might...

While the stay at home order may seem like a prison sentence, it doesn't have to be.

Quarantine- And How to Survive it

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer April 14, 2020

Long days of boredom, fatigue, and lack of motivation have affected many of us who don’t have school or work to go to. Slowing the speed of everyday life can be exhausting and is especially noticeable...

CVHS Students play spikeball during lunch.

Spikeball: The Sport That Took Carnegie by Storm

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

Spikeball, the sport that people can’t seem to shake. If you look outside in the courtyard during lunch, you see students, but more specifically, students engaging in good old fun. That good old fun...

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